Gudeta shatters women’s half marathon record in Spain

Sunday, 25 March 2018

Ethiopia’s Netsanet Gudeta broke Kenya's dominance in the World Half Marathon Championships by smashing the women's only race world record in Valencia, Spain on Saturday. Kenyan women had swept the medals at the previous two championships but Gudeta pushed on alone from 15 kilometers to win in a time of one hour, six minutes and 11 seconds. The 27-year-old finished a comfortable 43 seconds ahead of Kenyan Joyciline Jepkosgei, who holds the overall world record of 1:04:51. Jepkosgei&rsquo ...

Coutinho scores as Barcelona reaches 5th straight Copa final

Friday, 9 February 2018

Another year, another Copa del Rey final for Barcelona. Philippe Coutinho scored his first goal since leaving Liverpool as Barcelona defeated Valencia 2-0 Thursday to reach the Copa final for the fifth straight season. Ivan Rakitic also scored in the second leg of the semifinals, giving Barcelona a 3-0 win on aggregate after a 1-0 victory in the opener at Camp Nou Stadium. The three-time defending champions next face Sevilla in a repeat of the 2016 final. Sevilla eliminated Leganes 3-1 on ...

Pique booking gives Barca defensive headache against Valencia

Saturday, 18 November 2017

La Liga leaders Barcelona will be short of options in defense for next Sunday’s top-of-the-table clash with Valencia after Gerard Pique was suspended for the game by picking up a fifth booking of the season against Leganes on Saturday. Pique’s absence comes after Argentina international Javier Mascherano was ruled out for a month with a muscle injury, leaving coach Ernesto Valverde with only two defenders for the crucial trip to the Mestalla in Samuel Umtiti and Thomas ...

Asensio magic rescues Real against Valencia, Sevilla win

Monday, 28 August 2017

Spanish champions Real Madrid had to rely on two stunning strikes from a relentless Marco Asensio as they drew 2-2 at home to Valencia on Sunday while Sevilla grabbed a scarcely deserved first win of the campaign by beating Getafe 1-0. Asensio, 21, delighted the Santiago Bernabeu with a long- range opening strike but Valencia scored two impressive team goals either side of the break through homegrown youngster Carlos Soler and debutant Geoffrey Kondogbia. Marcelino’s side led with 13 ...

Late Messi penalty seals dramatic Barca win

Sunday, 23 October 2016

Lionel Messi squeezed home a stoppage-time penalty to grab a thrilling 3-2 win for champions Barcelona in a controversial La Liga

Real Madrid equal La Liga record for successive wins

Monday, 19 September 2016

Real Madrid brushed off the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale to beat Espanyol 2-0 away and maintain their 100 percent start to the league

Barca slump to fourth defeat in five, Atletico joint top

Monday, 18 April 2016

Barca started brightly, but were repeatedly denied by fine saves from Valencia goalkeeper Diego Alves

Spanish club Valencia fires coach Gary Neville

Thursday, 31 March 2016

Spanish club Valencia has fired Coach Gary Neville less than four months after hiring the former England defender

Valencia joy dampened by injury to keeper Alves

Sunday, 24 May 2015

Valencia's joy at securing a berth in Champions League was tempered when Brazilian goalkeeper Diego Alves injured knee

Magic Messi scores 400th goal for Barcelona in Valencia win

Sunday, 19 April 2015

Barcelona won 2-0 over Valencia as Messi scores his 400th goal for the team.

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